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I couldn't even finish the book because I was very confused.
The story is one that you can relate to your family and find something from almost every character that relates to your life in some way.
I read this book a few years ago in high school and it was assigned again in a college anthropology class.
Kindle version is a mess. Every other page is out of order. Typos throughout. Couldn't get through ten pages.Published 10 days ago by Christina Clifton
Julia Alvarez depicts an interesting view of her heritage and assimilation into American culture.Published 1 month ago by Sharrilyn
An interesting read. I enjoyed learning about Dominican Republic family culture.Published 2 months ago by Stay with HP
Not really pleased with the way the story begins and I don't really like the way the author writes. I couldn't even finish the book because I was very confused.Published 3 months ago by Margarita Lozada
All Garcia's books reveal Pre-Castro Cuba and beyond through the eyes of a native-born Cuban. One can almost smell burnt sugar and cigar smoke wafting off the pages. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kathleen Kildebeck
I liked certain parts but there were also parts where I couldn't fully grasp what was going on with in the book.Published 6 months ago by Mackenzie
Beware the Kindle version: It seems that this book was simply "OCR-ed" and never proofed by a human. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Justin L.
I read How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez published by Plume in 1991. This book is about four sisters, Carla, Sandra, Yolanda, and Sofia, who lived a... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Nina ROB
Enjoyed seeing how immigrants adjust to the American way. Each sister's perspective was insightful and interesting. Read morePublished 12 months ago by LDCH